Patrick and Ruth Schwenk have been married for more than 17 years, have four children and have been involved in full-time ministry for more than 15 years. The couple met while attending Moody Bible Institute in Chicago, and today they call Ann Arbor, Michigan, home. Patrick is a pastor, while Ruth is a blogger and the co-author (with Karen Ehman) of . The Schwenks are also the creators of and co-authors of  .